Lax-A-Day

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    Therapeutic Class (Gastroenterology):

    Laxative

    Form:

    Powder for Oral Solution

    Strength:

    Each g contains: 1 g of Polyethylene Glycol 3350

    Format:

    119 g, 238 g, 510 g, 1020 g or in 10 sachets of 17g each.

    Ingredient:

    Polyethylene Glycol 3350

    Indication:

    Relieves occasional constipation

    Dosage (adults >18 years):

    A single dose is 17 grams and should be taken once a day or as directed by your physician.
    Lax-A-Day® should be used for one week or less or as directed by a physician.

    Directions for use:

    Note: This product is supplied with a dosing cup marked to contain 17 grams of powder when filled to the indicated line.
    Pour 17 grams (about 1 heaping tablespoon) of powder into the dosing cup. Stir the powder in a cup (250 mL) of water, juice, soda, coffee, or tea until completely dissolved. Drink the solution.
    Treatment for 2 to 4 days may be required to produce a bowel movement.

    Warnings/Precautions:

    • Patients with symptoms suggestive of bowel obstruction, appendicitis, or inflamed bowel (fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or bloating) should consult a doctor to rule out these conditions before initiating Lax-A-Day® therapy.
    • Taking more than the recommended dose of Lax-A-Day® may cause loss of fluid or dehydration due to severe diarrhea.
    • Should unusual cramps, bloating, or diarrhea occur, consult your physician.
    • This product should be used for one (1) week or less or as directed by a physician. Prolonged, frequent or excessive use of Lax-A-Day® may result in electrolyte imbalance and dependence on laxatives.

    Before taking Lax-A-Day®, tell your doctor or pharmacist:

    • if you have ever had any allergic reaction to medications, food, etc;
    • about your medical conditions and medications;
    • if you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, or if you are breastfeeding;

    Please refer to the Patient Information Leaflet for additional safety information.

    Storage:

    Store in a dry place at room temperature (15°C to 30°C). Keep this and other drugs out of the reach of children.

    For more information, visit www.laxasolutions.com

    Lax-A-Day® is a registered trademark of Pharmascience Inc.

    These products may not be suitable for everyone. Read the labels and follow the directions of use.
    For additional information, contact us at 1-888-550-6060 or by email at medinfo@pendopharm.com.

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